- The Ex-Teacher's Lawyer Files a Lawsuit against the Guilty
- Last year, he was charged with two federal charges
Cummins was charged last year on charges of promotion of a minor have been involved in criminal sexual activities that have a maximum prison term in prison; and a second indictment for destruction, alteration, or falsification of records in a federal investigation that, according to court documents, has a maximum penalty of 20 years. The second indictment relates to his alleged destruction of two phones to obstruct the investigation, court documents said.
In a petition filed with the US District Court in Tennessee on Thursday, his lawyer wrote, "After case briefing, counseling, and personal considerations, he [Cummins] would like to file a guilty verdict on both counts."
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Cummins and the then 1
5-year-old girl disappeared from Tennessee on March 13, 2017, triggering a nationwide search. They were on the run for 39 days and were found on April 20 in a remote cabin in Northern California where they pretended to be husband and wife.